Teacher candidates joined us to discuss best practices for having courageous conversations in the classroom. In this episode, these insightful educators offer advice on how to create a brave space for students, navigate discomfort (and why discomfort is good), and how to give students of all ages skills to think critically and express themselves in Continue Reading
Worldwide, everyone has had to quickly adapt to physical distancing measures. In this episode, listen to how remote teaching and learning has changed things from the perspectives of a current teacher candidate, a Faculty instructor, and an alumna teaching Grade One.
Take a break from listening to podcasts about COVID and hear Dr. Lindsay Morcom reflect on decolonization, the importance of learning and celebrating Indigenous languages, the responsibilities of teachers in Reconciliation, and the lessons we can all learn from Ms. Frizzle. Boozhoo means hello in Ojibwe/Anishinaabemowin. To learn more of the language visit the Ojibwe Continue Reading
The mix of high-spirited anticipation and too many treats makes the holidays an exciting time in schools everywhere. In this special episode, listen as staff and faculty share stories of memorable moments from the classroom. From inadvertently crushing Christmas spirit to lessons learned about holiday potlucks, tune in and enjoy this merry episode! Music: Christmas Continue Reading
Jamie Pyper talks about getting future teachers excited about teaching math, how a quote from RuPaul’s Drag Race illustrates his approach to math education, and shares a dramatic classroom confession with explosive results.
We’re launching our second season of Popular Podagogy with Steven Gottlieb, Director of the Boundless School, self-professed teen whisperer, and the keynote at the Queen’s University Faculty of Education’s upcoming Knowledge Forum Conference. Gottlieb shares his approach to teaching, his experiences working at the Boundless School, and how a Seinfeld episode illustrates part of his Continue Reading
In this episode Alison Cummings – instructor and designer of CTE’s Intercultural Educators Training Program (IETP) and Training Coordinator for Queen’s University Human Resources – discusses intercultural education, the importance of self-reflection, and tips for teachers on accommodating diversity in their classrooms.
Hear Dr. Ben Bolden talk to us about his love of podcasts (and how to bring them into the classroom), how he uses music and emotion in his research, the joy of composing music, and how he supports arts education through his UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning.
Hear recent B.Ed. graduate Caroline Reid reflect on life as a B.Ed. student, her alternative practicum at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and her experience with the Teacher Overseas Recruitment Fair (TORF) and Options that led to her first teaching job in Sweden.
Featuring special guests Dr. Rebecca Luce-Kapler and Dr. Dennis Sumara Friday, December 7th, 2018 Listen to Dr. Rebecca Luce-Kapler, Dean of the Queen’s Faculty of Education and Dr. Dennis Sumara, Dean of the Werklund School of Education as they discuss the past, present, and future of teaching on the eve of the Faculty’s 50th Anniversary Continue Reading